What do Employers want to see on your Resume

Posted on February 26, 2015 by Delaware Valley College.

When you’re applying for a job, it’s crucial for your résumé to capture employers’ attention and make a good impression. Your résumé must accurately represent who you are as a professional and tell the hiring manager why you’d be the best fit for a particular position.


Top 10 Factors to Consider when Choosing a College

Posted on February 26, 2015 by Delaware Valley College.

Choosing a college is both exciting and overwhelming. There are many colleges that have a lot to offer, but how will you find the right one for you? It’s best to know what you want from your college experience, so make a list of your requirements and consider the following when making your campus visits.


Coaching DelVal’s first men’s lacrosse team

Posted on February 25, 2015 by Gary Mercadante, DelVal Head Men's Lacrosse Coach.

The opportunity to be the first head men’s lacrosse coach at DelVal was immediately appealing to me because I was given the opportunity to build a program from scratch. The most important elements in year one are establishing our standards, developing a family, and a creating a winning culture on and off the field.


Top 5 Places to See on a DelVal Campus Visit

Posted on February 24, 2015 by Delaware Valley College.

If you’re considering attending Delaware Valley University, it’s crucial to visit the campus and check out all it has to offer. Of course, you’ll want to see everything. But if you’re wondering what the most important places to see on DelVal’s campus are, keep reading to find out the top five.


How to Juggle a Dual Major

Posted on February 19, 2015 by Delaware Valley College.

Having two majors in college can be rewarding in the long run, but loading up on extra classes and extra work each semester is challenging. It takes a lot of dedication and focus to carry two majors simultaneously, and you’ll have to sacrifice social and personal time for studying and school work. However, dual majors can increase your qualifications and help you get a job after college.


The Ultimate Campus Visit Planning Checklist

Posted on February 17, 2015 by Delaware Valley College.

Visiting college campuses is an exciting part of the decision-making process regarding higher education, but it can also be overwhelming. It’s important to plan out your visit so you can see as much as possible when you get to the schools and make the most of your visits.


Mastering your First Year: The Secrets to Straight A’s and a Social Life

Posted on February 16, 2015 by Delaware Valley College.

While furthering your education is the primary goal when attending college, the overall experience, including the social aspect, can be just as rewarding as the academic benefits. But it’s important to balance both your school work and your social life to get the most out of your college years.


What to know Before Changing your Major

Posted on February 12, 2015 by Delaware Valley College.

If you aren’t happy with the program you’re currently in or you’re interested in a different career after college than you originally planned, you may be considering changing your major. While it’s important to enjoy your classes and enter a field that means something to you, changing your major can throw off your college plan. All of the work you completed over the years may not count toward your new major.


Group vs. Indvidual Campus Tours

Posted on February 10, 2015 by Delaware Valley College.

Now that you’ve narrowed down your college choices to a small list, you can start visiting the campuses to experience them firsthand and get a better understanding of each one. Most colleges offer both group tours, during which larger groups of students and family members see the campus together with a guide, and individual tours, during which a tour guide gives one student, and those who accompany him or her, a personal look at the campus


Benefits of a Dual Major Program

Posted on February 5, 2015 by Delaware Valley College.

Declaring two majors in college and graduating with two different degrees can open many opportunities for you in the future. Although having two majors requires a lot of hard work, extra classes and potentially sacrificing free time, you’ll reap many benefits in the future.


Day in the Life: Being a DelVal RA

Posted on February 4, 2015 by Mariah Beaver ’15.

Once per month, a guest blogger will share a look at DelVal from his or her view. We’re hoping that by having people from all different areas of campus describe a day here, we can all learn a little more about this great campus! The opportunity is open to all people on campus who are interested in sharing what a day at DelVal is like for them. In this post, Mariah Beaver '15 shares what it is like being an RA at DelVal during finals week. 


Extracurricular Activities Employers Love to See

Posted on February 3, 2015 by Delaware Valley College.

Employers want to know that you were involved in extracurricular activities in college because it shows that you were social, contributed to campus life and have good interpersonal skills. It’s important for employers to see that their employees have good communication skills because this reflects positively on the company.